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Jul 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of this program the nsa has access to everything you've done on the internet. the nsa says it's the widest sweeping region for gathering intelligence on the internet. it has led to the capture of hundreds of terrorists. the director of the nsa was the keynote speaker at a hacker convention in las vegas. during his comments he was heckled. >> why should we believe you're not lying to us now? >> i haven't lied to congress. >> he said the nsa surveillance programs are crucial and they are only used to track down terrorists, not spy on americans. >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan fors >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan for for millions i headed to the president's desk. the bill links the interest rates to the financial markets. right now most students are paying an interest rate of 7% on their loans. if signed into law, the bill will drop the current rates to about 3.8%. however rates could increase if the economy improves, but are capped at 8.25%. >>> president obama's health care overhaul has turned into a big win for a silicon valley company. the government just gave e-he
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of people are about to lose their jobs at the nsa because of the leak by edward snowden. >>> it's opening night for a controversial bikini club in the south bay. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? maybe. rich chocolate chips... i just wanted you to eat more fiber. and then the awards started coming in, and i became addicted to the fame. topped with chocolaty drizzle... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. fiber beyond recognition. try new fiber one peanut butter protein bars. >>> major changes at the national security agency. after former contractor, edward snowden leaked those classified documents and information. the nsa intends to eliminate about 90% of its 1,000 system administrators. this in order to reduce the number of people with access to secret information. the nsa didn't they when they will make the cuts. they say it was planned before snowden leaked the information. >>> more precaution. late today, the state department ordered nonessential staff to leave the consulate in pakistan. the u.s.
Aug 4, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in the month of august. supporters of the nsa suggest that the agency is the source of the intelligence. >> the good news is that we picked up intelligence. that's what nsa does. >> the nsa program is proving its worth again. >> reporter: the threat is said to have originated in yemen where the u.s. embassy now looks like a fortress. in the face of terror, americans on high alert. bryan mooar. >>> the san jose police department deployed a gang suppression unit tonight for the first time. it's part of the effort to reduce the number of violent crime and increase police presence in san jose. the gang suppression unit will be deployed seven days a week. the plan will be evaluated at the end of the summer to see if the program is working and whether it should continue. >>> we have an update to a story involving santa clara county's ambulance company. it plans to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy as a move to cut debt and expenses in half while continuing to operate as normal. it is a national company that provides private ambulance services to 700 communities in 21 states and santa clara count
Aug 11, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: the father of edward snowden says that the nsa leaker is not heading back to the united states. >> as a father i want my son to come home if i believe that the justice system is going to be applied correctly. >> reporter: until then, he will visit his son in russia. his temporary asylum there has chilled the u.s.-russia relation and the furor at home shows no signs of cooling off. president obama said he already had been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think that he was a patriot. >> there is a young generation who believe he is some kind of jason borne. >> nsa supporters want a stronger defense from the president. >> he failed to explain the programs which are lawful and saved lives. >> reporter: washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. >>> two of the biggest names in washington, d.c. will be in the bay area tomorrow. hillary clinton will be in san francisco speaking at the american bar association's annual meeting. eric holdler be speaking tomorrow. the meeting focuses on human trafficking, cybersecurity and gen
Aug 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
remain closed. >>> in a surprise move today, president obama announced a review of the secret nsa surveillance programs revealed by leaker edward snowden. while the president defended the programs in general, he promised new restrictions and more transparency. there are four main steps. among them, new talks with congress to revive the patriot act and appointing a group of outside experts to review the whole intelligence-gathering system. >> steps are designed to ensure that the american people can trust that our effort are in line with our interests and our values. and others around the world, i want to make clear one again, that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter: the president admitted that edward snowden's actions sparked the review but said snowden is no patriot and should turn himself in to face prosecution for espionage. we also learned today president obama met behind closed doors with some of the biggest names in the tech world. that meeting happened yesterday. apple ceo tim cook, at&t ceo randall stevenson, and a google executive were a f
Aug 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. [ cheers and applause ] nice to have you all. you know, i have been learning more about the this nsa spying
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